Radio Controlled Racing Sailboats - Chris Jackson

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Chapters include the following:

  • Choosing a class

  • Basic sail theory

  • Planking Moulding

  • Fins and rudders

  • Ballast casting

  • Rigs, rigging andd fittings

  • Radio equipmemt

  • Sails and sailmaking

  • Sail trim

  • Fine tuning hulls and rigs

  • Race strategy

  • Racing rules

The publication also includes a good number of up to date advertisements from suppliers of products likely to be of interest as well as a listing of all the current Traplet plans that will be of interest to the beginner model yachtsman.

Product code. BK-27

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Radio Controlled Racing Sailboats - Chris Jackson

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Radio Controlled Racing Sailboats

Re-published in magazine style format in 2014 this work will be the new standard covering many topics including choosing a class, planking, moulding, rigging, sailmaking, sailing, tuning & tactics. It replaces the Radio Controlled Racing Yachts publication under the same name (first published in 1997 and re-printed in 2003) which was previously the best book on the subject overall.

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